Highlights

  • Parliament may see bill to prohibit non-vegetarian food at government events
  • BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh listed bill citing environment concerns
  • Singh gave the German environment ministry's example as inspiration

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Parvesh Sahib Singh, BJP MP from West Delhi listed the bill citing climate change and the negative impact of non-veg food on the environment.

An interesting bill regarding non-vegetarian food is set to be tabled in the Parliament in the upcoming Winter session. A BJP MP has proposed a legislation to prohibit non-veg food at all government programmes.

Parvesh Sahib Singh, BJP MP from West Delhi listed the bill citing climate change and the negative impact of non-veg food on the environment. He gave the German environment ministry's example as inspiration.

The proposed legislation is called the Official Government Meetings and Functions (Prohibition on Serving Non-Vegetarian Food) Bill, according to a Hindustan Times report.

The MP clarified that the bill does not concern eating preferences of common people, but is a push from the government's side to take "a step towards sustainable food systems and climate-friendly lifestyle".

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